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"Abbey" Article - Table of Contents

(A) INTRODUCTION. EARLY CHRISTIAN MONASTICISM.
Part 1. Definition of "Abbey". Cells of Earliest Christian Monastic Communities.
Part 2. Coenobian Monasteries in Egypt, Syria and Greece.
Part 3. Convent of Santa Laura, Mt. Athos, Greece. Convent of Vatopede, Mt. Athos.

(B) BENEDICTINE ABBEYS
Part 4. Benedict of Nursia. Benedictine Monasteries.
Part 5. Monastery of St. Gall, Switzerland.
Part 6. Conventual Buildings in Canterbury, England.
Part 7. Westminster Abbey, London.
Part 8. St. Mary's Abbey, York, England.


(C) CLUNIAC ABBEYS
Part 9. Cluny Abbey, France. English Cluniac Houses.

(D) CISTERCIAN ABBEYS
Part 10. Cistercian Abbeys.
Part 11. Clairvaux Abbey, France.
Part 12. Citeaux Abbey, France.
Part 13. English Cistercian Abbeys. Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire.
Part 14. Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire.

Part 15. Buildings of Black Canons (or Austin Canons). St. Augustine's Abbey, Bristol.
Part 16. Buildings of Praemonstratensian Canons (or White Canons).

(E) CARTHUSIAN ABBEYS
Part 17. Carthusian Abbeys.
Part 18. Clermont Monastery, France. Carthusian Houses in England.

(F) BUILDINGS OF MENDICANT OR PREACHING FRIARS
Part 19. Buildings of Mendicant Friars.
Part 20. Examples of English Friaries: Dominicans, Norwich; Franciscans, Gloucester.; Carmelites, Hulne.

(G) CELLS (MONASTIC COLONIES).
(I) FURTHER READING.

Part 21. Cells (Monastic Colonies). Further Reading on "Abbeys".



The above article was written by: the Rev. Canon Edmund Venables, M.A., Precentor of Lincoln; author of Life of John Bunyan and Episcopal Palaces of England.



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